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Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 7:00pm EDT
to organize. the national restaurant organization says those will mean fewer jobs. president obama has called for raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. now to put this in perspective, 19 states and washington, d.c. already have a minimum wage, that's higher than the federal level. and some cities are mandating so called living wages that are designed to provide basic need. to find out what effect that is having on both workers and businesses, let's go to long beach california. voters there approved raising the minimum wage for 2,000 employees to $13 an hour. that's an increase of about $4 an hour for the average worker. the measure of that 17 city hotels, with 100 or more rooms and it went into effect in december. i want to bring ken back into this conversation. joining us from boston. professor at harvard university, and this is as much a question of economics and public policy as it gets. living wage verse as tough economy where businesses are trying to make it, they say we can't compete with wages that are that much higher. how are we to think about this? >> well, it's a very con
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 2:30am EDT
the expected. >>i'm a cancer survivor. not only cancer, but brain cancer. with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. >>> get ready america, because obamacare is coming, and the changes in it are big. this will reshape health insurance markets. it will change the way we access and pay doctors, hospitals, and drug companies. it will effect you no matter who you are. this law is more than 900 pages long. it is complicated, opposition has been fierce, and if you are not insured you will have to buy coverage or pay a fine. this show is going to be your
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 5:30am EDT
website that you can see on your screen there. >> obama is going to fundamentally change the way you receive healthcare and real money is going to be your best source to find out how, and first i will take you to the state with the fewest doctors per capita and a place obamacare may not help and college has sky rocketed and so has the salaries of president and one man who has not turned his back on detroit and they see opportunity where others see a dying city and this is real money. [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what he had to go through. next sunday, the premiere of google and the world brain. >>this is the opportunity of our generation. [[voiceover]] it would be the world's greatest library under one digital roof. but at what cost? >>google could hold the whole world hostage. [[voiceover]] al jazeera america presents google and the world brain. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakrabo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 7:00pm EDT
>>> welcome to al jazeera. president obama said he is considering limited and narrow action against syria. he made it clear there will be no boots on the ground. the president told reporters he would prefer having help from other countrys the and has not made a final decision. >> he called president assad a thurg and murder. kerry said others might do the same if he is allowed to use chemical weapons without consequences. at least six people were killed, nearly 200 were injuryed and those are the headlines at this hour. real money is coming up next request ali velshi. the news in an hour here on al jazeera. >> the u.s. is producing so much oil that one day in the near future it may have no need for opec oil but at what costs will gin independence come? >> stocks have their first in more than a year. apple wants you trade in your old iphone far the new one. i'll tell you whether you should. i'm ali velchi and this is real money. >> the trading on friday is r settling in at $107.65 a barrel. that's in response to a resent chemical attack that killedvilleians outside the damascus. pres
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 2:30am EDT
fees on your 401k could put a crack in your nest egg. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> make no mistake, president barack obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons. >> tough talk on chemical weapons as the u.s. edges closer to military action against syria. ♪ >>> hello. welcome to doha with the world news from al jazeera. also in this program, palestinians call off talks with israel after soldiers shoot dead three palestinians at a refugee camp. >>> a huge wildfire rages
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 8:30am EDT
it on a stream. with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from >>> well you have seen this movie before. actually it's more of a nightmare. politicians threatening not to raid the debt ceiling. the treasury secretary says we'll hit it sometime in october, though he can probably move a few things around and push the real deadline off to november. some of you can probably teach a course on the debt ceiling, but if you are still not sure, here is a quick refresher. ♪ >> back in the old days the u.s. had a system where each time treasury was going to borrow money to pay america's bills, it would have to go to congress. but when world war i began, the u.s. had a lot of new costs, and the business of heading to congress each time became cumbersome. to the debt ceiling was established by
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 8:30am EDT
to the state with the few west doctors per capita, a place barack obama care may not help. the cost of going to college is skyrocketing, so have the salaries of college presidents. i'll tell you about one man whose not turned his back on detroit and still sees opportunity where others see a dying city. i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." >> welcome to "real money" you're the most important part of this show. tweet us or use the hashtag on facebook or twitter. get ready, obamacare is coming. the changes in here are big. this will reshape health insurance markets, it will change the way we access and pay doctors, hospitals and drug companies. make no mistake, it will effect you no matter who you are. this law is more than 900 pages long and boy it is complicated. opposition has been fierce. if you're not insured you will have to buy coverage or pay a fine. if you, like most americans, who get their coverage through work are insured, it still effects you. now, this show will be your source of information about obamacare. i'm going to help you navigate in beast as it rolls out so that you c
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 2:30am EDT
lost his cool. they presented the president with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. christopher reed.org. >> what happens when social you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." please go there al jazeera.com. >> u.n. weapons inspectors leave syria after investigating last week's chemical weapons attack, but the u.s. may not wait to hear their findings. >> obama: a lot of people think that something should be done. >> responses have been narrow and limited. >> hello and welcome, and you're watching al jazeera. also ahead six people die in protests
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 7:00pm EDT
were hurt. five were air lifted to a nearby center. >>> president obama unveiled a new plan to help cut the cost of college. he wants to use a ratings system that would judge schools on their affordability. college officials are worried it could cost their institutions millions of dollars. >>> a massive sinkhole in louisiana, have a look there. the video was captured in assumption parish. it opened up about a year ago after an underground salt dome collapsed. those are your headlines, "real money with ali velshi" is next. and as always you can check us out on the website at aljazeera.com. ♪ ey." keep it right here. ♪ content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. b@
Al Jazeera America
Aug 20, 2013 7:00pm EDT
♪ >>> hello again everyone this is al jazeera, i'm tony harris. president obama met with his national security team today to discuss cutting some of the billions of dollars in aid the u.s. sends to egypt every year, the house with says it has not made final decisions on funding, but is evaluating the aid. the suspect in shooting at an atlanta area elementary school is now in custody. a s.w.a.t. team rushed to the area after the gunman fired at least one shot. no injuries were reported and all students are accounted for. a federal agency declares the two wildfires burning out of control in idaho as a top priority. more than 1700 are battling the fires. thousands are still under mandatory vacation orders. the president's son is in a houston hospital undergoing tests, he experienced dizziness and weakness while on vacation last week. the iphone is going gold. apple will release a gold colored phone. it is expected to be unveiled next month. and those are the headlines. "real money with ali velshi" starts right now. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices,
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 8:30am EDT
with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot care of our family, take care of our children and to get 7.35 raise up to 12.35 or 15. make students don't read books. instead they use ipads almost 's baghdad >>> this is al jazeera. >>> welcome to the news hour life from al jazeera's new center in doha. these are the main stories this hour. u.n. weapons inspectors leave damascus after examining the sites of suspected chemical weapons attacks. vladimir putin sdmandz to see evidence that chemical weapons were sgloid. >> as for the position of our american colleagues and friends who say they have evidence, let them present it to the u.n. inspectors and
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 7:00pm EDT
league of classified information in u.s. history. his attorney said he will ask president obama for a pardon or at least to commute the sentence. the white house said his application will be reviewed just like any other. >>> fire officials said in yosemite park the blaze covers more than 2,000 square miles and 7,000 firefighters battle blazes alone in california. "real money with ali velshi" starts right now. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. >>every night, share undiscovered stories. my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas, and i'm an associate producer for america tonight. i grew up in a very large, loud indian family. they very much taught me how to have a voice, and from a very young age i loved writing, and i love being able to tell other people stories. the way to do good jou
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 2:30am EDT
, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. share your story on tv and online. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. [[voiceover]] when people need to be heard, stories need to be told, al jazeera is there. since 1996, we've told the human story. from the ground up. with a new point of view. >>this river is their road to freedom. [[voiceover]] committed, inspired, bold. >>we're on the frontline, but it's under attack. >>> we were just talking about consumer confidence, a big one-day drop in the stock market may not e
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